Change Quotes:- Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Only I can change my life. Every great dream begins with a dreamer.

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old change quotes, change sayings, and change proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Motivational Change Quotes And Sayings


“A decision made at night may be changed in the morning.”

Samoan (on permanence and change)


“A little ax can cut down a big tree.”

Jamaican (on permanence and change)


“A rolling stone gathers no moss.”

John Heywood (c. 1497-1580)


“A year’s care; a minute’s ruin.”

Tagalog (Filipino) (on perversity)



“All good things must come to an end.”

H.H. Riley (1857)


“An hour may destroy what an age was building.”

English (on permanence and change)


“Any plan is bad that cannot be changed.”

Italian (on planning)


“As the sun’s shadow shifts, so there is no permanence on earth.”

Afghan (on permanence and change)


“At high tide, fish eat ants; at low tide, ants eat fish.”

Thai (on permanence and change)


“The beginning is easy; continuing, hard.”

Japanese (on permanence and change)


Best Inspirational Change Quotes And Sayings


“Come what may, time and hour run through the roughest day.”

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)


“If not today.”



“Let sleeping dogs lie.”

English Proverb


“Life is like the moon: now full, now dark.”

Polish (on permanence and change)


“Nothing remains constant except change itself.”



“Off with the old and on with the new.”



“Persist as resolutely as you persist in eating.”

Maori (on permanence and change)


Pleasures are transient.

ors immortal.- Greek (on heaven and hell)


“The leopard does not change his spots.”

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)


“The winds of heaven change suddenly; so do human fortunes.”

Chinese (on permanence and change)


Top 10 Change Quotes And Sayings


“When the moon is full, it begins to wane.”

Japanese (on permanence and change)


“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”

Stephen Chbosky


“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

Leo Tolstoy


“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, maybe the very reason why you don’t have something better.”

C. JoyBell C.



“He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.”

Harold Wilson


“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

Victor Frankl


“Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.”

Shunryu Suzuki


“You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.”

Denis Waitley


“Change is inevitable. except for a vending machine.”

Robert C. Gallagher


“When you are through changing, you are through.”

Bruce Barton